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Two men sustain debilitating injuries due to use of consumer fireworks, underscoring associated risks year-round

*Based on injuries during the month around July 4. Source: CPSC’s 2018 Fireworks Annual Report by Tu and NG.

Earlier this month, two men suffered debilitating injuries from fireworks exploding in their hands while at a car racing event in San Antonio, TX. This incident underscores the hazards associated with consumer fireworks, but also highlights the fact that fireworks are used throughout the…

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Source:: NFPA – Safety Information


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